Bowl with vegetal decorationOn display
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Bowl with vegetal decoration
Date2nd half of the 12th century - early 13th century
Great Seljuq Period (1040 - 1194)
Material and technique
fritware, with incised decoration under a brown glaze
Dimensions8 cm (height)
19.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of ground quartz and small quantities of clay and finely ground frit (frit is obtained by pouring molten glass into water).
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 75 on pp. 79-80, pl. 34 a